Margaret Taylor

8 May 1819–25 May 1883 (Age 64)
Knox, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Taylor was born on 8 May 1819, in Knox, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Taylor, was 36 and her mother, Nancy Burgess, was 30. She married Samuel Anthony Fisher on 10 April 1834, in Greene, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 6, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1860 and Texas, United States in 1870. She died on 25 May 1883, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Hutchins, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Anthony Fisher
1813–1870
Margaret Taylor
1819–1883
Marriage: 10 April 1834
Mary Emma Fisher
1837–1893
John Alpheaus Fisher
1839–1928
Joseph L. Fisher
1840–1913
Nancy Alcina Fisher
1844–1929
Pleasant Burgess Fisher
1845–1927
William Hayden Fisher
1848–1930
Margaret Edwina Fisher
1851–1920
Emily Adda Fisher
1853–1877
Ida Virginia Fisher
1856–1892

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1834Greene, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1835 · The Hermitage is Built
    Age 16
    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 17
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and Irish: occupational name for a tailor, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English taillour ‘tailor’ (Old French tailleor, tailleur; Late Latin taliator, from taliare ‘to cut’). The surname is extremely common in Britain and Ireland. In North America, it has absorbed equivalents from other languages, many of which are also common among Ashkenazic Jews, for example German Schneider and Hungarian Szabo . It is also very common among African Americans.In some cases also an Americanized form of French Terrien ‘owner of a farmland’ or of its altered forms, such as Therrien and Terrian .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Tayloe
    Schneider
    Tayler
    Tailor

    Sources (7)

    • Margaret Fisher in household of Samuel H Fisher, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Margaret Taylor, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Margaret Burgess in entry for Nancy Clarinda Alexander, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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